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A: Afterbirth!

Posted on: July 3, 2024 | Body, Information, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Pregnancy

A is for Afterbirth. Afterbirth is the placenta and the tissue and blood after delivery of a baby. The placenta is what has kept a fetus nourished and growing in utero. The afterbirth can be quite overwhelming and can also be quite beautiful. When thinking of an animal giving birth, we know that the mother often results in cleaning off the offspring by ingesting the placenta and membranes. Which brings . . .

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Postpartum Doula Lifestyle

Posted on: July 3, 2023 | Babies, Doulas, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Las Vegas, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, Work

People come to you for parenting, child-rearing, or feeding advice and help. You are called a “baby whisperer”. Strangers share their birth stories, trials, and tribulations, and smile with gratitude as you provide a listening ear of compassion. The postpartum doula lifestyle may be right up your alley! Beyond the world of birth and labor lies the secret support of a postpartum doula. The rest, the reassurance, and the confidence . . .

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Postpartum Placenta Encapsulation

Posted on: April 10, 2023 | Body, education, Health, Information, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

“You want to do WHAT with your WHAT?!”. “Ew! That sounds disgusting!”. “Wow! That sounds intriguing!”. “OMG! That sounds amazing!” You may have heard many opinions from those around you about the decision to encapsulate and ingest the “Tree of Life” organ. Placenta encapsulation isn’t new, has many benefits, and is a process in which you can interact with your encapsulator.     What is Placenta Encapsulation? Placenta encapsulation is the art . . .

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Postpartum Depression

Posted on: March 7, 2022 | Body, education, Health, Information, Motherhood, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Postpartum depression often gets lumps in with the definition of postpartum. Postpartum is defined as “after birth”. Therefore, postpartum depression is depression that occurs during the first 3 childrearing years of welcoming a child. Depression does not discriminate against sex, ethnicity, social class, culture, race, religion, or sexual orientation.  Parenthood is a beautiful mess, and navigating it alone or in despair can be overwhelming. The unknowns, the uncertainties, the fears, the . . .

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Colic

Posted on: February 22, 2022 | Babies, Doulas, education, Health, Information, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Safety

The clock displayed “6:00pm” and just like clockwork, Evyn began wailing. Every day since turning 5 weeks old, Evyn had a tryst of fussiness at 6pm-9pm like it was her job. Nothing seemed to calm her; not a bath, not a top-off of ‘milkies’, not the soothing sounds of waves from Alexa.  Absolutely NOTHING!!! Claudia was beginning to lose her ability to stay calm. “This must be colic.” She muttered. . . .

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